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synonyms for wellbred

  • courtly
  • dignified
  • elegant
  • haughty
  • noble
  • patrician
  • silk-stocking
  • stylish
  • well-bred
  • aloof
  • blue-blooded
  • elite
  • fine
  • polished
  • refined
  • snobbish
  • upper-class
  • well-born

antonyms for wellbred

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  • ignoble
  • indecorous
  • inelegant
  • rough
  • undignified
  • unfashionable
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • low-born
  • low-life
  • poor
  • vulgar
  • wanting
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    How to use wellbred in a sentence

    It is now going out of fashion, even among the most wellbred people; probably from a want of consideration of its importance.
    A TREATISE ON DOMESTIC ECONOMYCATHERINE ESTHER BEECHER
    A gentleman, whose first-rate tailoring and frictionless manners proclaim the wellbred West Ender, comes in from the hall.
    HEARTBREAK HOUSEGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
    Equally pleased with each other's externals, we were soon familiar: he was witty, sarcastic, and wellbred.
    JAPHET, IN SEARCH OF A FATHERFREDERICK MARRYAT
    Wellbred has a half-brother, a plain squire, named Downright, and a sister married to a rich city merchant named Kitely.
    A HISTORY OF CARICATURE AND GROTESQUETHOMAS WRIGHT
    She discovered herself to be a wellbred woman, but she was not one of fortune's favorites.
    NARRATIVE OF RICHARD LEE MASON IN THE PIONEER WEST, 1819RICHARD LEE MASON
    She was recently from Germany, and understood but little English, yet she was evidently a wellbred lady.
    HISTORY OF THE DONNER PARTYC.F. MCGLASHAN
    He faced about, and his Grace also, and both stared in wellbred surprise.
    RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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